A Bushel and a Peck – PP #313 & SIP #66

HAPPY FIRST DAY OF FALL!

Today’s project is truly off the beaten path for me in several aspects.  Here’s why….the Paper Players’ challenge called for a “taste of Fall” and the Stamp, Ink, Paper challenge was “anything but a card”.  I was a little hard pressed for “edible” fall stamps and I usually don’t post many 3D projects but I really wanted to rise to these challenges.

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I recently purchased a few Fall stamp sets from Lawn Fawn and one of them was Thanks a Bushel along with the coordinating dies.  This set is simply adorable….

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I love this little basket of apples.  The basket was stamped on a piece of patterned paper and pieced onto the stamped images.  The apples are colored with markers and a blender pen.  The doilie makes such a cute little backdrop for the apples.

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Here’s a photo of the apple crate from the back.  I used kraft paper cut at 8″ x 3″ then scored at 2 1/2″ on each side.  The retired word punch cut the handles on each side.  Cut 4 strips at 1″ x 4″ and score at 1/2″ on each side then affix with Tear & Tape adhesive.

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As soon as I saw these Hershey’s Carmel Apples at the drug store, I knew I wanted to make an apple crate for them!  I will need to make a few more of these for some special people this Fall!

Hope you are enjoying your first “taste” of Fall today!

Rosanne

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7 Comments

  1. What a cute idea! Your apples look good enough to eat!

  2. Rosanne, this is SO fun and cute! I love to see projects other than cards, although I don’t do many of them myself. Thanks for joining us at the Paper Players this week. (I must find those candies now)

  3. Roseanne this is adorable!!! I love your cute little bushel basket, even better that its filled with chocolate 🙂 Thanks for playing along with us this week at The Paper Players!

  4. PS: Thanks for playing along at Stamp Ink Paper, too!

  5. OMG, Rosanne! This project is so adorable! I love the apple/chocolates. Awesome job with our challenge this week at Stamp, Ink, Paper! Thanks so much for joining, I’m glad you did! xo Crystal

  6. Wow Rosanne!!! This is fabulous! I am going to have to case the apple crate! What an adorable project! Thanks so much for joining us this week at SIP! You rocked it!

  7. Looks fantastic, thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamp, Ink, Paper challenge. Carolyn xx

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